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Lead Software Engineer

United States, Texas, USA

Job description

Fintech startup based in Texas, USA Our Partner's Mission: is to provide diverse communities with a high-quality financial education and investment platform that maximizes the ability of those communities to create long-term wealth. 

Their Vision: is to close the wealth gap for diverse communities. Our Partner’s platform features brokerage for stocks, ETFs and crypto as well as investment education video courses. Modern financial systems offer great promise but lack the ability to connect with Diverse consumers. Our Partner’s mission is to break down these barriers, unlocking financial independence for everyday Americans. Job Description

As our founding software lead, you’ll set the technical direction for our rapidly growing team. You’ll work alongside leading financial experts to help build the next-generation platform for building and growing wealth. You’ll combine exceptional engineering ability with a keen product mindset. You’ll partner directly with the CEO and COO to build and empower teams across the full stack, including both web and mobile experiences.

Why work here?

  • Work with leading financial experts from SoFi & multi-billion dollar hedge funds
  • Collaborative and cross functional atmosphere
  • Generous equity package
  • Lots of growth opportunity
  • Build something new and unique
  • Your work will help bring financial education
  • 100% diverse and Veteran team

Job requirements

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 4+ years experience developing applications and services
  • Proven startup experience
  • Technical leadership experience - you’ve built and grown teams in the past
  • Experience developing and maintaining APIs
  • A focus on test driven development
  • Pride in the platforms and services they build
  • A deep understanding of the full software engineering lifecycle
  • Familiarity with front end, back end, and mobile development
  • Experience working with and managing external development teams and design firms.
  • A love of helping people build their own financial security
  • Bonus - experience with ML driven recommender systems
  • Bonus - experience in the FinTech space
  • Experience with the following systems would be ideal: Flutter, NestJS, Amplitude, Intercom, PostgreSQL, DriveWealth, AWS, RDS, AWS Cognito, Codebuild, Kubernetes, Terraform, Strapi, Platform